Who will win the 2021 NRL Premiership?
NRL 2021 Odds – AFTER leading 26-0 with less than 30 minutes remaining, Melbourne withstood a spirited fightback from Penrith to prevail 26-20 in the 2020 NRL grand final at ANZ Stadium.
Once the grand finalists were confirmed, the Storm were well backed TAB favourites from $1.75 to as short as $1.65 before starting this season’s premiership decider at $1.68.
Before securing their grand final berth, the biggest bets on Melbourne to win this season’s title were $20,000 at $4 on August 31 and $20,000 at $3.25 on October 3.
Last Monday, one TAB punter placed $25,000 at $1.75 for a $43,750 collect while at half-time, another TAB customer plonked $50,000 at $1.05 on the Storm for a $2500 profit.
One TAB customer collected $65,000 from their $5000 wager at odds of $13 placed on September 21 on Richmond to win the 2020 AFL premiership and Melbourne to win the 2020 NRL premiership.
Cameron Smith was heavily backed this week from $3.75 to $3.25 favourite to win the Clive Churchill Medal but Ryan Papenhuyzen ($11 at kick-off) was adjudged best-on-ground.
One TAB punter had a $15,900 payday after placing $1590 at $10 on Papenhuyzen to be awarded the Clive Churchill Medal.
Justin Olam was a $15 chance to score the first try in the 2020 NRL grand final with one TAB customer pocketing $7500 from a $500 wager.
TAB has already opened betting on the 2021 NRL premiership and Penrith are $4.50 favourites to go one better next season.
NRL 2021 Odds
Market courtesy of TAB
$6 Souths, Sydney Roosters
$19 Gold Coast
$21 North Queensland
$23 Cronulla, NZ Warriors
$29 Wests Tigers
$41 St George Illawarra